Category: Off-Broadway
Finally, an Arts Fest for Children on the Autism Spectrum
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, March 23, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Mar 23, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Inside Lincoln Center's groundbreaking Big Umbrella Festival --- The seed was planted back in 2012 when Peg Schuler-Armstrong attended a professional development session at the New Victory Theater about creating work for children on the autism spectrum. "It was unlike anything I'd ever done, yet it just made so much sense to me," says Schuler-Armstrong,...
Cats and Dogs Incarcerated Together!
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Thursday, March 22, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Mar 22, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How Locked Up Bitches unleashed playwright Catya McMullen's creativity --- "We wanted to throw the best party in town," says Catya McMullen about Locked Up Bitches, the hip-hop musical parody of Orange Is the New Black she wrote with composer Scott Allen Klopfenstein. Currently running at The Flea, the irreverent comedy features 25 members of the...
Why Are These Characters Cracking Jokes While Crying?
By PIA CATTON
Wednesday, March 21, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Wed Mar 21, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Inside the complicated tone of A Letter to Harvey Milk --- While the new musical A Letter to Harvey Milk explores themes of loss, regret, and denial, it leavens the heaviness with Borscht Belt-style jokes. For the creators, this mix of tragedy and humor was integral to the storytelling and the artistic process. After all, it took more than two decades...
Seeing the Rwandan Genocide Through an Outsider's Eyes
By JANICE C. SIMPSON
Tuesday, March 20, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Mar 20, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new solo show grapples with a bloody period in Africa's history --- Back in 2011 while attending a theatre festival in Rwanda, performer and playwright Sean Christopher Lewis spotted a man in a pink jumpsuit walking through a village market. Intrigued, Lewis asked his local companions about the unusual sartorial choice and was shocked by their answer:...
How Did This Piece of Art Become a Play?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Thursday, March 15, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Mar 15, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Inside the 25-year journey of Patrick Dunning's The Signature Project --- The Signature Project, currently running at the Sheen Center, was never meant to be onstage. The brainchild of Dublin-born, Oregon-based visual artist Patrick Dunning, it started back in 1990 as an ambitious 76 foot by 36 foot mural that would use the signatures of 1 million...
Why All Student Activists Should See This Show
By SANDY MACDONALD
Wednesday, March 14, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Mar 14, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
There's much to be learned from the South African protest docudrama The Fall --- "Nothing about us without us!" That slogan served as a rallying cry for the University of Cape Town (UCT) students who, in the spring of 2015, demanded a statue of 19th-century British imperialist Cecil Rhodes be removed from campus. Their story is recounted in The Fall,...
How the Late Sam Shepard Helped Direct This New Play
By LINDA BUCHWALD
Monday, March 12, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Mar 12, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Daniel Aukin on staging Joshua Harmon's Admissions --- In Joshua Harmon's Admissions, set at a tony New England prep school, über-competitive senior Charlie (played by Ben Edelman) goes on a long rant. If you've seen any of Harmon's previous plays such as Bad Jews or Significant Other, this won't come as a surprise. The playwright has a penchant...
How Do You Get Into the Mind of a Mentally Ill Man?
By BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON
Thursday, March 08, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Mar 8, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
30 Rock star Maulik Pancholy plays a deluded patient in Good for Otto --- For the first half of David Rabe's new drama Good for Otto, set in a rural mental health clinic, Maulik Pancholy sits silently on the side of the stage, barely noticeable as his costars command the spotlight. But that all changes in Act II when his character, Alex, enters the...
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